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Ansonville, N. C, October 5, 6, 7, 8, A. D„ 1933 |
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S. S. Convention
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1 July 21-23/1933
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60th Annual Session
Held With The
Pleasant Hill Baptist church, 2 miles southwest of
Ansonville, N. C, October 5, 6, 7, 8, A. D„ 1933
LEE COLSON, Route 2, WADE3BORO, N, C.
Z3~ The next session will be held with the First Baptist Church, Nor-
wood. Stanly county. N. C, beginning on Thursday before the 2nd
Sunday in October. 1934. at 11 o'clock a.m. .with an introductory sermon.
Moderator Rev S Brooks
Vice- Moderator _ Rev W W Colsoii
Recording Secretary . Lee Colson
Corresponding Secretary S S Craig
Treasurer . W Barringer
Auditor John T Tyson
Trustee Board-E T Tyson, L M Wall, W B Knatts. W A Ponds,
VV P Perry
Executive Board -Revs S Brooks W G Flake. W M Crump, W W
Colson, L J Colson, J W Dowdle. J P Sloan, C C Craig. Bro W Barringer
Field Missionary— Rev J P Sloan
Rev W G Flake, route 1 Norwccd N C
W M Crump, route 2 Wadesboro.
L T Allen route 1 Norwood
HC Carpenter route 1 Norwood
W W Colson route 2 Wadesboro
J C Massey route 2 Waxhaw
C C Craig route 5 Waxhaw
C L Lindsey route 2 Wadesboro
S Tyson route 2 Wadesboro
S Brooks route 1 Wadesboro
W T Johnson Wadesboro
L J Colson Ansonville
G S Home Monroe
G W Lockhart Monroe'
W M Ingram route 1 Lancaster S C
HS Hyatt Norwood '
C B Bethea Chesterfield S C
T J Pearl
O D McCollum
WMRedfearn.. Cheraw SC
J W Dowdie. BTH Monroe N C
Bro T J Gamble Waxhaw. N C I Bro H W Williams Ansonville N C
" LW Watkins Norwood . Thomas Allen Badin
A W Mcllwaine
Churches and Pastor
Pleasant Kill.. ■
Red Hill.. Rev CB Bethea Chesterfield, S C
Thomasville . . Rev R H L Crockett Wadesboro N C
Mt. Pleasant . . Rev L J Colson Ansonville N C
E. Macedonia . . Rev G S Home Monroe
First B.C., Norwood. Rev O D McCollum
Olive Grove.. Rev L J Colson... Ansonville, '
Henderson Grove.. Rev L T Allen .. Norwood i
Piney Grove.. Rev T J Pearl
Antioch Rev G S Home Monroe
1st B. C- Ansonville Rev W T Johnson Wadesboro '
Mount Zion.. Rev j P Sloan, route .Wadesboro
Bennett's Grove S M Dixon
Churches and Clerks
Pleasant HilL.C L Threadgill
Red Hill...Weldon Colson, route 2. Wadesboro N c
Thomasville. _F P Pankey....Mt,Gile a d
Mt. Pleasant. .Ellis Tillman, route___ Wadesboro '
E, Macedonia._John Hyatt Norwood
1st b. c, Norwood. .John Hyatt Norwood
Garris Grove. _ Fred Covington, route 2. Wadesboro '
Olive Grove ._ A R Kirby Mangum '
Henderson Grove.. W B Smith L.ilesville
Philadelphia Miss Mary Perry Monroe, '
Piney Grove.. S J Craig, route 5 Waxhaw
Antioch. E O Blount Monroe '
1st B. c, Ansonville Barnard Diggs Ansonville '
Mount zion.. Clifford James Badin
kock Spring.. Vermeil Vaughn, route 2, Peachland «
Bennett Grove— LeniaMcLendon, route. Wadesboro '
The 60th annual session of the Yadkin-Philadelphia Mis-
sionary Baptist Association held with the Pleasant Hill
Baptist church, Ansonville, N. C, Thursday Oct, 5. 6, 7, 8,
1933. 11:45 a.m. on above date the house was called to
order by the former moderator, Rev S Brooks, and the
gentleman that was billed on the program to preach the in-
troductory sermon ascended the rostrum.
Rev C C Craig lined hymn No. 562 and Rev W M Ingram
read a part of the 6th chapter of the Gospel according to
St. Matthew, and after a brief comment of same, Bro J D
Miller led in prayer and sung No. 711.
The moderator arose and introduced the speaker for the
hour in the person of Rev W M Ingram, who came forward
and chose for a text the 12th verse of the above named
chapter. The words of the text, "Forgive us our debts as
we forgive our debtors." Subject . "Forgiveness."
Rev Ingram preached a strong instructive sermon from
this important subject, and closed by singing "walk in
the light," etc. Rev C C Craig addressed the throne of
grace. A sweet piece was chanted by P.ev G S Home.
Revs T J Pearl, W G Flake commented on the sermon,
Then Bros. H A Ponds and E T Tyson came forward
and lifted a collection to $10.00. Then the Association
stood adjourned. Benediction by Rev Craig.
Names of Those Who Paid The 25c Registration Fees :
Rev W W Colson 50c
' C C Craig 25c
' H A Ponds 30c
Lee Colson 30c
C F Knotts 25c
* S Brooks 25c
' W G Flake 25c
' J D Miller 25c
L J Colson 25c
C C Colson 25c
L M Wall ^5c
' T I Pearl 40c
' O D McCollum 25c
S S Craig 25c
' G S Home 25c
' W M Ingram 25c
W R Burch 25c
Tom Mason 25c
Clay Watkins 25c
' C L Lindsey 25c
1 I W Dowdle 25c
' HS Hyatt 25c
H W Williams 25c
W P Perry 25c
' C B Bethea 25c
' N A Short 25c
L R Blunt 25c
W A Trull 25c
' W M Crump 25c
W Barringer 2->c
w M Lynch . . 25c
j C Massey - . ... 25c
W B Knotts _ 25c
Rev S Tvson 25c
Rev .1 P Sloan 25c
Rev John Tyson 25c
Rev E T Tyson 25c
Rev Jim Ingram 25c
At 2:30 p. m. the Association re-assembled with Rev S
Brooks, the moderator, presiding. Devotional was con-
ducted by Rev J C Massey and brother H W Williams,
Rev Massey lined hymn No. 87 i & brother Williams read
6 verses of the 12th chapter Paul's Letter to Romans. Rev
Massey approached the throne of grace. Then the modera-
tor arose and announced the house open and ready for
business. The minutes of the morning session was read
On motion that the program shall be the guide of this
Association so far as it is consistent.
On motion to enroll the churches and delegates.
Pleasant Hill. H C Watkins, John Tyson, Thomas Medley
Red Hill. C C Colson
Mount Pleasant. L M Wall.
East Macedonia. H A Ponds.
1st B C, Nowood. Tom Mason
Garris Grove. W B and C F Knotts Fred Covington
Olive Grove. Tom Thomson,
Henderson Grove. Rev L F Allen
Moore Grove .... . .. Miller Grove .
Philadelphia. . . W P Perry Piney Grove . SS Craig
Antioch..LB Blount, W R Trull
1st B. C, Ansonville . W A Richardson.
ML Zion..WM Lynch. ... . ..west Macedonia ..J D Miller
Rock spring Jane Vaughn
Next on program was the moderator's address. He came
before the Association and made his annual address to the
delight of the Association at large.
Bev T J Pearl responded. On motion that the modera-
tor's address go in the hands of a committee. Next was
the report of the Secretary, which was adopted. Then
the Treasurer's report was received.
On motion that the Auditor make a written report to
this Association. Then the field missionary, Rev J P Sloan
came forward and made his report, which was received.
Rev W G Flake reported the work of the Executive Board.
It was received.
Annua! Report of Rec'g Sec'y of the Yad. Bap. Association
Mr. Moderator and Brethren of the Yadkin- Philadelphia Association
at the close of the Association at the Thomasville Baptist church. Mont"
gomery county, N. C. October 9. 1932.
In Treasury $34 70
On Dec. 1st. 1932. Given order on treas. for $25 00 to pay for printing the
1932 minutes. Left balance in treasury $9.70
On Nov. 1st 1932, Rec'd from Rock spring Baptist church .. 2. 30
for Rep fees- .. ... Leaving bal. in treas, 11.00
On Sept. 9th. 1933. an order on treas- by program committee for §2.25
Bal. in treas, $8 75 Less 15c for postals. Sec'ys expenses for mailing
etc. 50c. This 5th day of October A D 1933
I remain yours for the advancement of the work LEE COLSON
On motion that we will have a committee of 7 on
officers as follows ; Bros L R Blount, c c colson. w p
perry. E T Tyson. Tom Mason. L M wall & H c watkins
On motion that all visitors will come before the Asso-
ciation and have a seat of welcome. The Revs S M Dixon,
N A Short, R W Alsobrooks and W R Burch and A R
Thomas and Rev W JVI Allen all came forward with many
After which the committee on officers came in and made
the following report :
Rev S Brooks . ._ . Moderator
Rev w w Colson ,. Vice-Moderator
Lee Colson .... Cor- Secretary
Bro S ^ Craig . . Corresponding secretary
Bro W Barringer Treasuer
Tohn T Tyson . . ... . .. Auditor
Trustee Board.. Bros E T Tyson, L M Wall, W B Knotts,
H A Ponds, W P Perry.
Executive Board Revs S Brooks, W G Flake, W M Crump.
W W Colson, J W Dowdle, 8 T H., J P Sloan, L.J. Colson
C C Craig, Brother W Barringer.
Song. Doxology. Benediction by Rev J C Massey,
THURSDAY NIGHT SESSION
At 7 p. m, the Association reassembled with the mod-
erator in the chair. Praise service conducted by Rev H S
Hyatt, who sung "I shall not be removed," etc., and then
brother W B Burch led in prayer. After which the hour
arrived for preaching. Revs G S Home and S M Dixon
ascended the rostrum to preach a doctrinal sermon. Rev
Dixon lined hymn 704, and then Rev Home read part of
the 4th chapter of our Lord's Gospel according to St. Mark,
and then prayer was offered by brother Stack Craig. 2nd
selection 402, and then the moderatar arose and introduced
the speaker for the hour in the person of Rev G S Horne,
who came forward and selected for a text 2nd verse of the
above read chapter. The words of the text, "And He
taught them many things by parables, Subject : "The re-
vealed will of God." The speaker dealt with the spiritual
side of the subject, which was enjoyed.
Rev L J Colson chanted a sweet song. Namely, "I am
not uneasy," etc., and then led in prayer.
Rev C B Bethea and brother S S Craig came forward
and lifted a collection amounting to $5.30. Then the
Master of Ceremony came forward and arranged the
1. Welcome in behalf of the Sunday School by Miss
Lorida Brooks. 2. In behalf of church bv Bro InoT Tyson.
3. In behalf of the pulpit by Rev W G Flake! 4. In behalf
the 1st Baptist church, Ansonville, Bro W A Richardson.
5. In behalf of the Rocky Mt. A M E Zion church by Miss
Zula Lilly. 6. In behalf of the Sunday School by Miss
Annie white Ingram.
Rev T J Pearl and W M Ingram. Rev J W Dowdle re-
sponded to the words of welcome
Words of welcome from the white citizens of Ansonville
N C in behalf of the town of Ansonville by Prof. C G
Lamples and from the Mayor of the town. Mr. Beasley.
In behalf of white Baptists by Mr E G Kimbrough.
Rev C B Beathea responded.
Then the appointing of homes. Song. Doxology. Bene-
diction bv Rev G S Home.
FRIDAY MORNING SESSION
At 10:35 the Association met with the moderator pre-
siding. Praise service Was conducted by RevsC L Lind-
sey and J C Massey. Rev L.indsey lined hymn No. 703
and Rev Massey read Scripture lesson from 3rd chap-
ter of our Lord's Gospel according to Mt. Matthew.
Rev Dowdle approached the throne of grace.
Chen the moderator arose and announced the Asso-
ciation open and ready for business. The minutes of
the previous session was read and stood approved.
On motion that a committee of 5 on finance — W A
Trull, W A Richardson, S S Craig, W Barringer. W B
Knotts, Committee of 3 on Place — Bros Tom Mason.
H A Ponds, Tom Thomas.
A committee of 5 on Resolution— Rev9 J P Sloan, W
M Ingram, T J Pearl, J C Massey, W m Crump.
A committee of 3 on Obituary — Revs C B Bethea. J
W D Dowdle, Rev C L Lindsey,
Committee of 5 on Temperance — Rev c c craig, O D
McCollum, J D Miller, H W Williams, Rev G s Home,
A committee of 3 on Program— Brothers C C Colson,
E T Tyson, C F Knotts,
Committee of 5 on New Bodies — Revs H S Hyatt, J W
Dowdle, L J Colson, J c Massey, W R Trull
Committee of 5 on Missionary — W A Richardson, W
P Perry, Rev s. Tyson, John T Tyson, L R Blunt,
Then the Association stood adjourned.
At i 1.45 the Association reassembled with the moderator
in the chair- The hour having arrived for preaching, Revs.
W iVT Allen and J A Little occupied the pulpit. Rev Little
lined 153. Then Rev E H Martin addressed the throne
of grace and 2nd selection No 394. Then the moderator
arose and introduced Rev W M Allen, who came forward
and selected for a text Ephesians 3rd chapter and ilth
verse. Words of the text ; "According to the eternal
purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord."
Subjct : "The eternal purpose of God."
Rev Allen preached a heart felt and soul stirring sermon
whchwas enjoyed by the Association.
Rev O D McCollum chanted a sweet song. Namely "God
is God," etc. Prayer by Rev J P Sloan. Then Bros L M
Wall and C A Snuggs came forward and lifted a collection
of $4.00. Benediction by Rev W M Allen.
FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSION
At 3:45 the Association was called to order by the mod-
erator. Praise service conducted by Rev W R Burch and
J C Massey. Rev Burch lined hymn 224. Rev Massey read
a part of the 33rd chapter of Deuteromy. Rev Pearl led in
prayer and the moderator arose and announced the house
open and ready for business.
The minutes of the morning session was read and ap-
proved, and Revs E H Martin and J A Little of the Zion
Association came forward and made some timely remarks
along the line of our work. Also Bro deacon W H Smith
said many good things.
Rev S S Bennett came before the Association and said
many good things along the line of training of children
Then al! committees were discharged to their work.
After which the committee on new bodies made their
report. See report.. Also the committee on temperance
made their report. See report.
Then the Asscociation adjourned. Benediction by Rev
W M Ingram.
FRIDAY NIGHT SESSION
At 7 o'clock the Association re-assembled with the vice
moderator presiding. The praise service was conducted by
the v ; ce-moderator. After singing a sweet song, brother
Jim Ingram addressed the throne of grace.
The hour having arrived for preaching, RevsC B Bethea
and W M Allen ascended the rostrum to preach an educa-
tional sermon. Rev Allen lined hymn 562. Rev Bethea
reak a Scripture lesson, 1st Division of the Psalms. Rev W
M Ingram led in prayer. Second selection No. 674.
The moderator arose and introduced the speaker in the
person of Rev C B Bethea, who came forward and chose
for text the 7th, 8th and 9th verses of the I lth chap, of Job.
Subject : "The unsearchable will of God."
The man of God preached a soul stirring and heart felt
sermon. The speaker showed in his argument the impost
sibility to all learn about God. The sermon was seasoned
with the spirit of God.
Rev J P Sloan chanted a sweet song, namely "My Lord
go'in to hold me in the hollow of His hand." etc.
Prayer was offered by Rev J H Spencer.
Then Rev W G Flake came forward and lifted the minis"
ters' educational collection to the amount of $8.50.
Bro W A Richardson lifted the public collection amount
ing to $6.03. Total collection on education $L4.53. Sung
doxology. Benediction by Pev J P Sloan.
Revs WGFlake $100 Revs G W Lockhart
L T Allen vV M Ingram 50
H C Carpenter H S Hyatt _
W VI Crump | W Dowdle 50
W W Colson C B Bethea 1 00
JCMassey J P Sloan 1 00
C C Craig T J Pearl 1 00
C L Lindsey 50 S M Dixon 1 00
S Tyson 50 S Brooks 50
W T Johnson... 1 00 Brother H W Williams 50
L J Colson.. ... 1 00 Rev G S Home
SATURDAY MORNING SESSION
At 10:50 o'clock the Association was called to order by
the moderator. Praise service was conducted by Rev T M
Medley and Bro J A Ingram. Bro Ingram lined hymn 46
and prayer was offered by Bro Tom Thomas, and Rev
Medley read for a Scripture lesson the 12th chapter of
Paul's Letter to the Romans, and Bro W Barringer address-
ed the throne of grace.
Then the moderator arose and announced the Association
open and ready for business. The minutes of the previous
session was read and stood approved, and after a general
discussion of the Rules of the Association, the Association
At 1:10 p. m. the AssDciation re-assembled for the mis-
sionary sermon, with the moderator in the chair.
Revs W T Johnson and L F Allen ascended the rostrum.
Rev Allen lined hymn 653. Rev Johnson read the 28th chap-
ter St. Matthew. Rev Dixon led in prayer. Hymn 961.
Then the moderator arose and introduced the speaker for
the hour in the person of Rev W T Johnson, who came for-
ford and took for a text the 18th, 19th and 20th verses of
of the above read chapter. The words of the text : "Go ye
into all the world and preach the Gospel," etc. Rev John-
son preached a soul stirring sermon, which made our hearts
burn within us while he talked with us. Rev L T Allen
led in prayer. Bro W P Pearry came forward and lifted a
collection amounting to $1.25. Benediction by Rev W T
Saturday at 3 p, m. the Association reassembled with the
moderator in the chair. Rev Dixon conducted the praise
service. Rev Burch led in prayer and then the moderator
arose and announced the Association open and ready for
business. The minutes of the morning session was read
On motion to give Rev R W Alsobrooks a letter of recom
mendation of his life.
On motion that Bro S M Dixon will be ordained at the
Union at Mt. Pleasant.
On motion Rev J P Sloan will be the field missionary for
1934. Then the came forward and made their report. See
report. Bro A W McDwaine came before the Association
and joined by paying 50c. The Association stood adjourn-
ed. Benediction by Rev W G Flake.
SATURDAY NIGHT SESSION
At 7:30 p. m. the Association assembled with the modera-
tor presiding. Motion that this Association will donate to
Shaw University $5.00.
Motion that this Association will give to Brother Salem
Tyson $10.00, who is in school at Shaw University.
Motion that Rev S Brooks will be delegate to the Baptist
State Convention at Greensboro. N. C„ and on part of Rev
Brooks family, that Rev W T Johnson will go to the Con-
vention, and that the Association will represent with $2.00,
and will give to Rev Johnson $3,00.
The hour having arrived for preaching, Revs J P Sloan
andTJ Pearl took seats in the pulpit. Rev Littie lined
711 and the moderator arose and introduced the speaker in
the person of Rev J P Sloan, who came forward and chose
for a text Jeremiah 1st chap, and 4th verse. Words of the
text: " Then the word of the Lord came unto me, saying,"
etc. Subject, "God calling for me."
Rev Sloan preached a strong sermon, which was enjoyed.
Rev C B Bethea addressed the throne of grace, and then
Bros W A Richardson and H C Watkins came forward and
lifted a collection to $7-06 On motion that this Association
will have a standing vote of thanks to the good people of
Pleasant Hill and the other good people of Ansonville for
taking care of us so well. Sung Doxology. Benediction by
Rev J P Sloan
SUNDAY MORNING SESSION
At 10:30, S. S. mass meeting, taught by Rev J C
Massey. Collection 91 cents. At 11:30 a. m. Revs T J
Pearl and W G Flake ascended the rostrum to preach
the closing sermon. Rev Flake lined hymn 410, and
Rev Pearl read the 2nd chapter of Acts. And then
selected for a text the 1st verse of the above
read chapter. The words of the text : "And when the
day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with
one accord in one place." Rev Pearl preached a strong
sermon from this important subject. Rev R W Also-
brooks led in prayer.
Bros W A Richardson, W P Perry came forward and
lifted a collection to $7.18. Bro Matthew McLendon
give $10.00 to the church. Total collection $17.18.
Benediction by Rev T J Pearl.
LEE COLSON, Sec. REV. S, BROOKS, Mod.
We, your committee on Resolutions, recommend that each preacher
and delegate will pay 25c at each Association for registration fees, and
the same shall go for christian education.
2. We further recormnend that the Missionary and an educational
sermon be preached and the money raised go fcr same.
3. We recommend that all thechurches of this Association will main-
tain the missionary society.
4- We further recommend that church and Sunday School will also
maintain the B Y P U.
5. We recommend that we will support our > oung people who are in
school and are seeking an education elsewhere. Your committee —
Revs T J Pearl. J C Massey, W M Ingram. W Vt Crump, J P S'oan.
We. your committee on Temperance, ask leave to report that we as
christians, looking over the great field of God- and seeing the great evil
aid sin of inteoioerance, we therefore recommend that all christians
maintain the idea of Temperance in every walk of life,
and whereas, this great nation is desiring to nationalize whiskey, to
to repeal the 18th amendment and bring the strong drink back to the
public. We urge every christian to u?e his efforts against the use of
strong drink- Your committee —Revs C C Craig. O D McCollum, J D
Miller. H W Williams. G S Home.
Camnittee on Obituary--We have carefully examined the letters from
the varions churches, and find that our ranks have been broken by the
death angel. Therefore we bow our heads in humble submission to Him
who doeth all things well- From Piney Grove— 3. From Red Hill 1,
sister Olie Rone. From Antioch 1- East Macedonia 1 , sister Jennie
Crump. Garris Groye I. Pleasant Hill 3- deacon Essex Tyson, and oth-
ers. Olive Grove 1. brother Will Thomas Mt Pieasant 1— Bro Primas
McLendon. 1st B C. Ansonville 1 — Bro Edmund Home. We, your
committee -Revs C B Bethea, J W Dowdle, C L Lindsey.
On New Bodies— We have examined thePeinett Grove
church and find it in good and regular standing. We recommend this
church to fellowship to this Association- Your committee— Revs H S
Hyatt J C Massey. L J Colson. Bro W A Trull Rev J W Dowdle.
On Place Committee— We. your committee on Place, beg leave to
report : We recommend that the next session of theYadkin Philadel-
phia Association will be held with the first B. C. of Norwood. Stanly
County. N C Your committee — Bro Tom Mason H A Ponds. Tom
We, your committee on finance ask leave to report .
Received from churches $57.36
foreign mission ICO
Public collection 13.83
Found in treasury 9.60
For education 25.03
Missionary collection 1.25
Total : $108.07
Paid moderator .. $6 00
vice moderator . — 3 00
Recording secretary __ 8 00
Corresponding secretary 3 00
Auditor i 00
Ex. Cor. Sec 1 00
Treasurer _. 1 (0
Sexton . . I 50
W A Richardson ~ . . I 00
Rev J P Sloan 4 60
Secretary's expenses . . .. 55
Bal. on program ... 25
Pleasant Hill church ...8 00
Bro S E Tyson, in school 10 10
To Shaw University ... . . 5 00
Represented State Convention 2 00
Rev W T Johnson on ex. to Convention .. 3 00
Total . . $55 90
Bal. in Treasury $49 07
Year Committee: Bros W A Richardson, W B Knotts,
W A Trull, W.Barringer, CF Knotts
1st B C Norwood
1st C B Ansonville
Mt. Zion _
Rock Spring .
1872 1 6
.. 11928 9
$ 8 50!
209 56 ! 5
50 00 2
300 "00' 5
200 00 3
1 75~00 1
1-31 75 001 1
Article 1. This Association shall beknownas the Yadkin
Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Association of N C.
Art. 2. This Association shall be composed of of regular
Baptist churches, ministers and delegates in good standing
and in full practice of the doctrines and faith.
Art. 3 The officers of this Association shall be a mod-
erator, vice moderator, secretary, cor. sec, treasurer, audi-
tor and executive board. Their duties respectively shall
be such as are commonly exercised by these officers until
their successors are chosen.
Art. 4, The object of this Association shall be to build
up Baptist churches in its bounds, foster the educational
and spiritual work of its members and cooperate with the
State Convention in doing home mission work and thus
help take the world for t-hrist.
Art. 5. This Association shall meet annually and shall be
composed of not more than 3 delegates from each church
with a letter containing 10c per capita of its membership
and giving the condition of its membership of the church.
The said meeting shall convene on Thursday at 11 a. m.
before the 2nd Sunday in Oct with an annual sermon, and
continue until the business of the Assciation is completed.
Art. 6. All the visiting ministers and corresponding dele|
gates who are in good standing in their churches shall be
Welcome with us to give counsel but not vote.
Art. 7. The treasurer must give bond for the amount of
money and valuable papers in his hands.
Art. 8. This Association will give any minister of the As-
sociation $10.00 for each six weeks of school to be paid
after he enters shool-
Art, 9. Each pastor will pay $1,00 for education and $1.00
for foreign missions.
Art. 10. Each preacher that is not pastoring will pay
50c. for education and 50c for foreign missions.
47th Annual Session of The
Yadkin-Philadelphia Missionary Baptist
S. S, Convention
held with Red Hill Baptist church, route 2. Wadesboro, N C
July 21-23, 1933
Rev W T Johnson.. President
Bro C F Knotts . - Rec. Secretary
Miss Minnie Lee Dockery Cor- Secretary
Bro S J Craig Treasurer
BroCC Colson Auditor
BOARD OP MANAGERS
Bros C W Wall, Blanche Barringer, James Tyson, W R
Richardson, S. E. Tyson.
Compiled by C F KNOTTS
The next session will be held with the Mt. Zion Baptist church. Badin
N. C beginning Friday before the 4th Sunday in July. 1934
FRIDAY MORNING SESSION
1.0:45 former president called the house to order. Praise
service by messengers from Pleasant Hill S. S. Revs J P
Sloan, S E Tyson, occupied the rostrum to preach the mis
sionary sermon. Rev Tyson lined hymn 131. Prayer by
brother J A Ingram. A short selection led by brother W
A Richardson. President introduced the speaker. Rev J P
Sloan. His text Gen. 1st chap. 1st v. Subject, "I will make it
beautiful. Rev Sloan preached a soul stirring sermon. Rev
C B Bethea led in prayer. A short selection led by brother
C F Knotts. Bros S E Ingram and S J Craig lifted an of.
fering, .$1.25. Recess for dinner.
FRIDAY EVENING SESSION
2 p. m. Praise service by messengers from Olive Grove
and Ansonville. Scripture lesson, 6th chap. Rom. Rev W
T Johnson led in prayer. President announced the con-
vention for business. Proceedings of morning session was
read and adopted. Motion that ail visitors have seats of
welcome, enrolling of churches, Supts. and delegates as
follows: 1st name, Supt.
Pleasant Hill Bro FJ Richardson. Miss Lorilla Brooks
Red Hill. C C Colson, Harrison Smith, Jr., Misses Cathe-
rine Davenport, Annie Kirby.
Thomasville. Bro F Pankey, Miss Alice Pankey, Bro Wil-
Mt Pleasant. Laren M Mask, Miss Bertha Lee McLendon,
East Macedonia. Bro Jasper Ponds, Miss Johnsie Ponds.
1st B. C. Norwood...
Garris Grove. W B Knotts, Misses Victoria Renick,
Olive Grove. A R Kirby, Misses Minnie Lee Dockery
Martha L Robinson.
Henderson Grove ... Moores Grove ..
Miller's Grove Philadephia, i
Piney GrOye. S J Craig. Miss Ruby Covington, Carrie L
Craig. Antioch. G R Blaknev, J T Blunt, Misses M.\
freida Blakney, Odessa Blunt. -1st B. C. Ansonville
Bro Martin Tyson, Jr, Miss Lucille Tyson, Bro W A Rich-
ardson. Mt. Zion..J C Cato, Misses Mollie Bostic, Hattie
Lynch. W Macedonia Rock Spring.. Bro J
A Vaughn, Alex Little.
On motion a committee Of 7 on officers Bros James
Tyson, AR Kirby, W B Knotts, W A Richardson, F Pankv,
C W Wall, Miss Johnsie Ponds.
On motion to appoint all committees, On finance . . Bros
F J Richardson, J C Cato, Miss Minnie L Dockery.
On education . . Revs C B Bethea, S E Tyson, Miss Lorilla
Brooks. On resolutions Rev J P Sloan, Bros C C Colson,
Jasper Ponds, Misses Lucille Tyson, Minnie L Dockery.
On Obituary . . Rev Sam Brooks, Willie Thomas, Marshall
Mask. On Temperance. .Rev C L Lindsey, S E Tyson,
Misses Mollie Bostic, Viola Little, Martha L Robinson- On
Place . Bro S J Craig, Misses Hattie M Lynch, Catherine
Davenport. On devotion . . Rev C B Bethea, Misses Ella
Hatten, Rubv Curtney.
Next was the president's annual address. Response by
Rev S Brooks. Motion that the president's address be
received. Report from field missionary, which was good,
and wis received. Auditor and treasurer made their re-
ports & was received and adopted. The committee on
officers made their reports. See report. After installing
the officers, Rev T J p earl came forward and made some
timely remarks, Rev W M Allen responded- Adiourn for
FRIDAY NIGHT SESSION
At 7:45 the convention was called to order by the presi-
dent Devotional exercises by the messengers from the
Mt. Zion S S. After the devotional services, which was
full of fire kindled by the Holy Ghost, the president arose
and after a few remarks by our newly elected president,
the service was turned over to the gentlemen billed to
preach the doctrinal sermon. Revs W T Johnson and T J
Pearl. Rev Pearl lined hymn 131. Rev Johnson read 18
verses of the 7th chap, of St John. Prayer was led by Rev
W M Allen. 2nd hymn 132, then the vice moderator arose
and presented the speaker Rev W T Johnson. Rev John •
son took his text from the 17th verse of the above named
chap. Words of his text "If any man will do his will, he
shall know of the doctrines whether it be of God or whether
er it be of men" Subject : The doctrine of Christ Rev
Johnson preached a soul stirring and a heart felt sermon,
followed with a fervent prayer led by Rev Pearl. The fire
was kept burning by a sweet selection led by Rev Flake.
Next was the offering lifted by Bros W A Richardson
and A R Kirby amounting to $2.51. The pastor delivered
the welcome address. Responded to by Rev Pearl. After
the assigning of homes, dismissed by Rev Johnson.
SATURDAY MORNING SESSION
At 10 a. m. the convention assembled, conducted by the
messengers from Garris Grove and East Macedonia S S
The house was declared open and ready for business.
The hour having arrived for the topic, which was to be
discussed "The model Sunday School." Rev T J Pearl
who was billed to lead the discussion being present, came
forward and delivered to the convention some strong and
helpful points on the topic. He emphasized the fact that
if we ever expect to have a model S S we must first have
a model superintendent and teachers. Men led and guided
by the Holy Ghost, he also stressed upon our minds the
necessity of the pastors who will be interested in the S S
and that they too should be and must be filled with the
Holy Spirit, if we ever expect a model S S. Closed with
a sweet song, led by Rev Flake. Then a paper was read
by Missie Nannie M Colson, On motion we have 10
minutes recreation, After about 10 minutes the Conven-
tion returned back in doors. After singing a short selec
tion, the rostrum was occupied by Revs C B Bethea, T J
Pearl and J P Sloan. Rev Sloan lined hymn No 490
Prayer by Rev Pearl. Then the Convention chanted a
sweet song. "Send me," etc., led by Miss Hattie Lynch-
Then the president arose, and after a few timely remarks,
presented to us the speaker to preach the educational ser-
mon, Rev C B Bethea. Rev Bethea took his text from the
5th chap, of prophet Ter. 1st verse. Words "run ye to and
fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now and
know and seek in the broad places thereof if ye can find a
man." Subject, "A man wanted." Rev Bethea preached
until we were compelled to say "Oh how our hearts did
burn within" while he preached to us by the way." Rev
Flake sung a verse, "I'll be so glad when I get home." etc.
Rev L J Colson led in prayer- After a few remarks by the
president, while Bro J M Colson led a sweet song, "the
Lord's been good to me," etc. Bro Charlie Dunlap from the
Pee Dee Convention and brother C W Wall lifted a collec
tion amounting to $2.65. Dismissed for dinner.
SATURDAY EVENING SESSION
At 2 p. m. the convention was called to order, pres.
ident in the chair. Praise service led by delegates from
Red Hill and Piney Grove S.S. Minutes of previous ses-
sion was omitted, On motion Rev W E Denard have a
seat of welcome. On motion the finance committee do
their work in the house. On motion the letters from
each S S be read in the house and voted on by the con-
vention. On motion that Bro W A Richardson continue
his work as field missionary for 1934, On motion to
donate two dollars to Shaw University. Then the
topic: Is there room for improvement? was discussed
by Rev R W Elliott. Dismissed by president.
7:30 p. m. the Convention was called to order by the pres-
ident. Praise service conducted by messengers from An
tioch and Mt Pleasant S. S.
After sineing 2 verses of hymn 151, prayer was led by Rev Denard.
Scripture lesson 22nd Proverbs. Prayer by brother J C Cato. Then the
president turned the service over to the mistress of literary program,
Miss Minnie Lee Dockery. who came forward and rendered a timely pro-
gram in the way of encouraging our young people. Music furnished by
the different choirs. The program was inspiring and uplifting. Bros H
H Blunt and Thomas Thomas came forward, lifted an offering to amt.
of $1 50 Dismissed by the president,
Bro C F Knotts. secretary. Rev W T Johnson, president
On resolution. We recommend that this convention convene on Fri.
day before the 4th Sunday in July and close on Saturday night following
with a missionary sermon at 11:30 Saturday a. m-
We recommend that each S S will send up to this convention through
its Supt. 50c for educational purposes and that it shall not be used for
no other purpose except for educating our young boys and girls.
On Education. 1st. Whereas- we see our people are suffering for real
leadership, we recommend that our young ministers try to take a course
in some good school- Sec- 2- We recommed that we encourage our peo-
ple to sand their children to christian schools, such as Shaw Univer.
sity and Thomas Institute. Sec 3- We further recommend that this S S
convention make a donation to Shaw University at each of its sessions
for education: Resp. Committee — Bro S Tyson, Rev C B Bethea
Miss Lorella Brooks.
Garris Grove'. __]
1st C B Ansonville
E Macedonia ..
Mt. Pleasant ..:_.
Total from church'
Found in Treasury
Red Hill, church
Bal. on minutes
RevG W Flake
J M Colson. ex.S
...Total 33 25
Total Dist 18 20
Received from W. Macedonia.
Bal. in Treas. 15 05
, .... 1 50
Balance 16 55
Committee — Bros JC Cato, F J Richardson. Miss Mollie Bostic
P S— Saturday night, collection $1 50 and 50c received from Rock
Springs, turned over to Rev W T Johnson for Shaw University by C F
Knotts. Sec. j ■>
Article I. The name of this body shall be the Yadkin
Philadelphia Missionary Baptist S S Convention. It shall
be composed of all ministers of the Association and the
Supt. of the S. S. Not more than three delegates from
Article 2. The object of this convention shall be to
establish and improve the S S convention and all the
churches throughout the bounds of this Association and
to awaken the general instruction in the religious and
literary training of the young men and women, and to
co operate with the State S S convention in doing edu*
cational and missionary work.
Article 3. Officers of this convention shall be a presi.
dent, vice president, rec. tec. cor. sec, treasurer,
auditor and board of managers. No one shall be an
officer of this convention unless he is a member in
good standing in some missionary Baptist church in
the field. No person shall be sent as a delegate to this
convention who is not a member of a missionary Bap.
tistS Sin the field.
Art. 4. This convention shall meet on Friday before the
4th Sunday in July in each year at such place as may be
Art. 5. Each school belonging to this convention shall
collect and send annually at each sitting 10c. per scholar.
New schools may be represented upon the same terms.
Art. 6. This constitution may be altered or amended by
a vote of two-thirds of the members present at any annual
Art. 7. No member or members of this convention shall
be allowed to stand around, on the church yard during the
service hour except he or she have been excused. If they
do, they shall pay a fine of 10c,
Art, 8. We recommend that the letters of the S S be
read before the open house, and be received and approved
with the full vote of house.
Compiled by J M Colson, rec. sec. Rev WG Flake, Pres.